Society (journal)

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Discipline Sociology
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
1962 — present
ISSN 0147-2011

Society is a scientific journal that publishes discussions and research findings in the social sciences and public policy.

It was founded as Transaction: Social Science and Modern SOCIETY by Irving Louis Horowitz in 1962. It was published by Transaction Publishers for decades before being purchased by Springer. Its chief editor is Jonathan Imber.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Society is abstracted and indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 0.274, ranking it 119th out of 138 journals in the category "Sociology".[1]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Sociology". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

External links[edit]

  • Society — official journal homepage at Springer site